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If you have a local event coming up, email the details to CommunityCalendar@BicoastalMedia.com. You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.
Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details
Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to www.r-square-d.info.
Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit www.lowercolumbiacap.org.
Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at http://www.mylongview.com/news/weekly/
Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free. Tickets will be available for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre. Tickets are first come first served!!
The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.
There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.
Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.
Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.
If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.
Science Club at RA Long High School is hosting an Elementary Day Camp for students in grades 3 thru 5.
2 dates are available. Monday February 18th and Saturday March 23rd from 8a-2p.
Cost is $49 per student. Snacks included, lunch is expected to be brought with the student.
Questions? Contact Hannah Burleson at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Gali Gonzalez at email@example.com
Both Science Teachers @ RAL
The Emergency Support Shelter (ESS) are happy to announce they are having another yoga class starting March 13th.
The class will be taught by Tracey Pruitt.
The class is called ‘7 Keys to a Joy Filled Life’, the next class will be on March 21st from 5:30p-8:30p @ Evangel Church.
For more info contact Juli Williams, DV Advocate for The Emergency Support Shelter @ 360-425-1176 Ext 26
You are cordially invited to attend the 19th Annual Emergency Support Shelter Fundraising Breakfast, Wednesday March 20th @ 7:30am (seating begins @ 7)
It will be held @ The Cowlitz County Regional Expo Center 1900 7th Avenue in Longview.
A minimum donation of $50 is suggested.
All proceeds benefit the programs and work of Emergency Support Shelter.
For more information contact Sherrie Tinoco @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-353-5777 ext 17
Friends of the Library at Kalama (F.O.L.K.) will hold a book sale March 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the City Council chambers in the Kalama Public Library, 321 N. 1st Street, Kalama, WA. Hardcovers are $1 each; paperbacks are 50 cents each, and children’s books are 25 cents each. A large shopping bag of “you-pick-’em” books is $5 each. Donations to F.O.L.K. to be used to support the Kalama Public Library will be gratefully accepted. For more information, call the library at 360-673-4568.
Skiiers…demo models from ten brands of new snow skis while helping to support the White Pass Ski Patrol. The event is Saturday, March 23rd from 9a-3:30p @ White Pass.
Sign up in advance @ the Pro Shop in Longview, 15th & Florida.
Registration is $25, or $35 the day of the event @ White Pass.
For more info contact the Pro Shop @ 360-577-1580.
(100% of the proceeds go to the White Pass Ski Patrol.)
Al-Anon Public Service Announcement
If you are concerned about someone else’s drinking, Al-Anon Family Groups can help you do something about it.
Give yourself the gift of Al-Anon, it is free and confidential.
Today, many Al-Anon members, regardless of age or relationship to the alcoholic, are finding serenity despite a friend or family member with an active drinking problem.
For information about Al-Anon meetings in this area call:
1-888-425-2666 or go to al-anon.org
Angel Closet provides formal dresses and accessories to high school girls in Longview, Kelso and surrounding areas for Winter Ball at no cost!
Their dress shop has changing rooms and dresses in all sizes and styles!
Angel Closet is located @ 1811 Washington Way in Longview.
Ministry of Valley Christian Fellowship
Here are the Giveaway dates for this school year:
Friday March 8 3p-6p
Saturday March 9 10a-1p
Friday March 29 3p-6p
Saturday March 30 10a-1p
Friday April 12 3p-6p
Saturday April 13 10a-1p
Friday May 3 3p-6p
Saturday May 4 10a-1p
For more information call Angel Closet @ 360-747-7178
or check out their facebook page..
Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver. The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting volunteers to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Longview.
Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support at 1800-848-7097 or 206-529-3875,
You can also e-mail Linda at email@example.com.